Commonwealth Games Federation

LONDON: The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) has confirmed that the 2026 Commonwealth Games will be hosted by the state of Victoria in Australia. 

In a big jolt to India, wrestling, shooting and archery have been dropped from the initial sports programme list, though Twenty20 cricket is on it.

But the door is not "fully shut", with CGF declaring: "There will be a phased approach in creating the sports programme for Victoria 2026. An initial 16 sports have been put forward for the Games, with further sports to be added later this year." 

Feb 10, 2022 15:02
SINGAPORE: The inaugural Commonwealth Esports Championships and Commonwealth Esports Forum will be staged in Birmingham, England this summer. 
Dec 08, 2021 14:12
LONDON: The Commonwealth Games Federation on Wednesday launched the Commonwealth Sport Pride Network to positively champion and enable LGBTQ+ inclusion at the Commonwealth Games and across the Commonwealth Sport Movement.  
Dec 06, 2021 13:12
IS IT JUST US THAT IS NOT SURPRISED that India’s hockey teams will indeed compete at next year’s Commonwealth Games in Birmingham if they qualify?  “India’s hockey men and women, if they are invited and qualify, will be here. I am delighted,” Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) president Louise Martin told Olympics news website Insidethegames.
Oct 12, 2021 18:10
LONDON: The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) has unveiled a new Strategic Roadmap at its 2021 General Assembly Monday, which provides potential future hosts and sports with the renewed flexibility to be innovative and creative in delivering the Commonwealth Games.
Jun 05, 2021 08:06
LONDON: The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) Coordination Commission have stated they are confident that Birmingham 2022 is fully on track to stage a fantastic sporting competition that will be an incredible showcase of the city, the West Midlands and the UK.
Feb 09, 2021 18:02
LONDON: David Grevemberg will be leaving his role as chief executive officer at the Commonwealth Games Federation on 5 March. David has served in this position since November 2014 following his tenure at the helm of the successful Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.
Nov 19, 2020 19:11
DUBAI: The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) and the International Cricket Council (ICC) have announced the qualification process for cricket, which makes a historic appearance at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, scheduled from 28 July to 8 August.
Jun 11, 2020 19:06
LONDON: The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) executive board has approved a 24-hour change in start date for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games which will now begin on 28 July 2022, running through to 8 August 2022. The joint announcement from the CGF and Birmingham 2022 Organising Committee comes after the significant impact to the international sporting calendar caused by COVID-19. 
May 20, 2020 17:05
LONDON: A new report evaluating the benefits and costs of hosting the Commonwealth Games, which is the largest and most detailed analysis of the event in history, has revealed that staging the competition has consistently provided an economic boost of over £1 billion ($1.23 billion) for previous host cities along with an array of positive social and environmental benefits.
Mar 11, 2020 17:03
LONDON: The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) has signed a partnership agreement with Longines for the next three editions of the Commonwealth Games, starting with Birmingham 2022.